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Dr Hamish Philpott


MBBS (Adelaide) MRCP (UK) FRACP Grad Dip Clin Res Methods (MONASH) PhD (Monash)

Consultant Gastroenterologist


Dr Hamish Philpott returned to Adelaide in 2017 after almost a decade spent interstate and overseas developing his skills and working as a consultant gastroenterologist in Melbourne and Central Victoria for 6 years, both in private practice and as a visiting specialist at The Alfred, Eastern Health and Bendigo Hospitals. He has completed a PhD at Monash University, been awarded research and clinical fellowships and spent time in North America and The United Kingdom.

Dr Philpott's particular interests include:

  • food allergy
  • oesophagitis
  • motility disorders (including irritable bowel syndrome)
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • endoscopy


He is a staff specialist in the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN – Modbury and Lyell McEwin Hospitals) and a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Adelaide and he has endoscopy lists at Stirling Hospital, Burnside Hospital and North-Eastern Hospital. After growing up in Aldgate with his father as the local GP for 25 years, Dr Philpott has now returned to the Adelaide Hills where he lives with his wife (a child psychiatrist) and young daughter.

"My aim is to provide high quality, empathic and personalised care to patients with gastrointestinal illness, and to use investigations appropriately.  I will be supported for administration by the South Australian Group of Specialists (SGIS) (Western Hospital and the Tennyson Centre)" 
Dr Hamish Philpott




Henley Beach
8235 1800

Hutt St, City
8210 9490

M: 0421 227 551

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